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    Sale 2173

    Latin American Sale

    28 - 29 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 95

    Federico Cantú (Mexican 1908-1989)

    Federico Cantú (Mexican 1908-1989)

    Price Realised  

    Federico Cantú (Mexican 1908-1989)
    a. Adelita
    signed and dated 'Federico Cantú, 47' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    13 7/8 x 10 in. (35.2 x 25.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1947.


    b. Agnus Dei
    signed 'Federico Cantú' (lower left)
    oil on board
    5 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (13.6 x 15 cm.)

    Two in one lot. (2)


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    Provenance

    The Bernard and Edith Lewin collection of Mexican Art.
    Gift from the above to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT ACQUISITIONS OF LATIN AMERICAN ART


    Literature

    a. Contemporary Mexicans Artists, Palm Springs, B. Lewin Galleries, n/d (illustrated in color).